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13 Feb 2017
 
 
 
 
Outa welcomes Concourt ruling on Western Cape toll roads
ROADS
The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (Outa) on Monday welcomed a Constitutional Court ruling that prevents the South African National Roads Agency (Sanral) from tolling certain highways in the...
 
 
31 Jan 2017
 
Prosecutor Gerrie Nel quits
LEGAL
The prosecutor who jailed Oscar Pistorius and former top cop Jackie Selebi has quit. News24 can reveal that career state advocate Gerrie Nel has given the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) 24...
 
 
15 Dec 2016
 
 
 
Govt must 'wake up and smell the herbs'
LEGISLATION
The government should “wake up and smell the herbs” and decriminalise cannabis, an activist for the plant told the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday. “We beg this court to be bold. To be brave,”...
 
 
06 Dec 2016
 
Judgement reserved in DA’s bid to halt ICC withdrawal
POLITICS
The High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday reserved judgement in the Democratic Alliance’s (DA's) application to have South Africa’s withdrawal from the Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court...
 
 
25 Nov 2016
 
 
 
Masstores (Pty) Limited v Pick n Pay Retailers (Pty) Limited (CCT242/15) [2016] ZACC 42
SUPREME COURT OF APPEAL
Summary: delict — unlawful interference with contractual relations — wrongfulness — contractual exclusivity — lease agreement — interdict requirements — third party interference — category of...
 
 
15 Nov 2016
 
SA needs answers from Zuma - DA
POLITICS
President Jacob Zuma has a case to answer for regarding alleged "state capture", and the country deserves answers, Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane's spokesperson said on Monday. "It's...
 
 
11 Nov 2016
 
Department of Transport and Others v Tasima (Pty) Limited (CCT5/16) [2016] ZACC 39
CONSTITUTIONAL COURT
Summary: unlawful administrative act — reactive challenge — organ of state — maladministration validity of government contract — contempt of court — rule of law — delay
 
 
04 Nov 2016
 
SCA orders State to argue Oscar Pistorius appeal
APPEAL
The State will have to argue in the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in Bloemfontein why it thinks convicted murderer Oscar Pistorius's six-year jail term is lenient. "The application for leave to...
 
 
17 Oct 2016
 
Taxable benefits provided to expatriate employees seconded in South Africa
CLIFFE DEKKER HOFMEYR
The nature of the business of many multinational companies requires them to send their employees to other countries across the globe in order to, among other things, manage and assist with special...
 
 
13 Oct 2016
 
Parliamentary inquiry into SABC board to start next week
POLITICS
A parliamentary inquiry into the fitness of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) to hold office would start next week, the legislature’s portfolio committee on communications said. In...
 
 
12 Oct 2016
 
NPA considering options on Zuma corruption charges matter – NPA boss
POLITICS
National Director of Public Prosecutions Shaun Abrahams on Wednesday told MPs the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) was still mulling its next step with regard to a high court ruling that the...
 
 
06 Oct 2016
 
 
 
SABC board chair refuses to resign, accuses Parliament of bullying tactics
POLITICS
South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chairperson Obert Maghuve on Thursday accused MPs of trying to bully him and fellow board members to resign, insisting he won’t be quitting his post....
 
 
28 Sep 2016
 
E-Tolls: Gautengers to pay but Capetonians not?
CLIFFE DEKKER HOFMEYR
Given the latest judgment in the Supreme Court of Appeal in the matter of SANRAL vs The City of Cape Town, Capetonians do not have to pay e-toll tariffs. This finding justifiably resulted in...
 
 
22 Sep 2016
 
OUTA: OUTA applauds court judgement on Western Cape tolls
STATEMENT
OUTA applauds Thursday’s ruling in the Supreme Court of Appeal, which upheld the judgement by the Western Cape High Court in favour of the City of Cape Town to cancel SANRAL’s plans of introducing...
 
 
20 Sep 2016
 
 
 
Motsoeneng reports for work as 'ordinary employee'
POLITICS
South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) chief operations officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng reported for duty as an ordinary employee on Tuesday, his lawyer said. "He [Motsoeneng] tended to his...
 
 
 
                       
 
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